Results tagged “Amtrak”

Tourists flock to New York City for their holiday shopping and New Year celebrations but come January and February the Big Apple's appeal takes a slight dip. This is good news for gay travelers seeking bargains. STAY The Out NYC, a self described "straight-friendly urban resort" located in the hip and gay-centric Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, is offering deep winter discounts: ... [Read]

Home of the Liberty Bell and tasty cheesesteaks, The City of Brotherly Love's tourism officials on Thursday debuted a new personality quiz on Facebook that is designed to help LGBT visitors figure out which Philadelphia neighborhood best suits them as well as give them a chance to win a weekend stay in Philadelphia, including tickets to a Lady Gaga concert. A part ... [Read]

J.C. Penney did it and now so has Amtrak. It has launched a promotional campaign that includes gay families. As part of an effort to market its standard discounted family travel program, for the first time, the national passenger rail company included gay families in its materials. In an online ad sent by Instinct magazine to its email subscribers, a photo of same-sex ... [Read]

Amtrak confirmed today that it is conducting a soft launch of free WiFi service on its Northeast Regional trains. Service is already available on its Acela trains, some regional trains on the west coast and at select stations. Amtrak is expect to provide a formal update next week about its expansion efforts. Christina Leeds, a media representative for Amtrak, also acknowledged reports ... [Read]